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Dr. Dale Polson - What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening?


What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening? - Dr. Dale Polson, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Erin Johnson - The Success of the Area Regional Control Concept


The Success of the Area Regional Control Concept - Dr. Erin Johnson, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim Technical Manager, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Phil Gauger - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America


Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America - Dr. Phil Gauger, DVM, PhD, Iowa State University, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Who Moved My Bacon?

Sustainability in Pork Production - Pigs, Planet, PeopleHow Pork Producers Stay Sustainable Jamie Burr, Tyson Fresh Meats, shares ideas on what it means to help consumers understand pork, raising pigs, and maintaining business viability over time. Mr. Burr offers that information on what sustainability means for pork producers and how to help people learn more.

Consumers & Pig Pain Points

Pork Pain ManagementUnderstanding Pain Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, Iowa State University, and Dr. Anna Johnson Butters, Iowa State University, provide information on the science of pain in animals. In pork production there is concern from consumers about the practices of tail docking and castration. To understand the issue, there needs to be a body of knowledge about the practices and what they mean for pigs.

What Is The Future Of Global Trade?

World Market Economics and the Importance of TradeGlobal Trade Key To Pork Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University, provides updates on recent export data, the ongoing discussions about free trade in Japan & the EU, and China's future in pork.

How Can You Get Better Pigs?

Reproductive Decision TreeBetter Swine Reproduction Tools Dr. Don Levis, Levis Worldwide Swine Consultancy, updates producers on the National Swine Reproduction Guide, its use, and how it works as a troubleshooting and management tool.

Are Pork Producers Productive?

Pork Industry Productivity AnalysisData Helps Inform on Productivity Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State University, provides updates to this year's summary on pork production productivity. Utilizing anonymous data from 2008 to 2013, Dr. Stalder shares benchmark data points to help producers better understand the pork business and seek to improve their own operations.

Words On Weather

Weather Outlook 2014Weather Today & Tomorrow Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, explains how the term "polar vortex" has entered the popular lexicon. Dr. Taylor helps explain the term, what they are, and how they impact agriculture.

Pork Production Tools For Producers

Pork Production Tools For ProducersSafe Handling Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board, talks about new research & tools to help producers handle pigs safely and responsibly. Mr. Winkelman demonstrates the new tools and approach that can be utilized on swine farm operations at all levels.
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